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A Tunnel under the Great Northern Line?

This is the second or third time I've seen this rumour. Anyone know if there's anything to it? "As a kid growing up in Harringay I remember…

Started by Hugh

50 Jul 29
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Harringay House mapped (almost) exactly on modern satellite pic

Liz asked me the other day about the exact position of Harringay House. I pretty much knew it, but wasn't sure exactly. So I took the 1883…

Started by Hugh

7 Mar 10
Reply by Hugh

Names of Roads on the Harringay Ladder

There is a wide spread popular belief that all roads on the Harringey Ladder between Green Lanes and Wightman Road are named after famous m…

Started by John Hinshelwood

17 Jun 23, 2018
Reply by Hugh

Were you a past member of a Scout or Guide troop in Harringay?

Keith shared this memory here I carried the troop flag for the 75th North London Scouts. The troop was attached to St Pauls Church in Wigh…

Started by Liz

7 Nov 13, 2016

History of Harringay Railway Station

I found this little article recently written by a chap called Peter Kay. Some interesting bits of history which are new to me, some nice ph…

Started by Hugh

8 May 16, 2016
Reply by matthew cuthbert

"Lest we forget" - Harringay's 'hidden' war memorial

I am fascinated by war memorials from simple bronze plaques listing names in a village hall to the imposing and deeply affecting Royal Arti…

Started by Liz

4 Aug 11, 2014
Reply by Chris Setz

"The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion": A short history of protestant non-conformity in Harringay

Let us begin our Sunday walk around the historical places of Protestant non-conformity half way up Mattison Road. This closed church was on…

Started by Liz

10 Aug 21, 2009
Reply by Old-Age-Emporium(OAE)

The Building of and Reactions to the New St. Paul's in the National Press

I found two articles which may bring back memories to some and offer new insights to others: A Temple of Simplicity to Soothe the Soul - a…

Started by Hugh

1 Jul 22, 2009
Reply by GillianM

Growing up in Harringay in the 1920s

From the Francis Frith Website: I was born in Hornsey in 1923, and spent the first 10 years of my life living with my parents in the top f…

Started by Hugh

0 Jul 29, 2007



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